Health Care : Immunization
Why should I be immunized?
Immunizations reduce and eliminate vaccine-preventable diseases including diphtheria, hepatitis, invasive Haemophilus influenza type B disease, influenza, measles, mumps, pertussis, pneumococcal, polio, rubella, tetanus, and varicella among the state's adults and children.
When should my children or I be immunized?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have established schedules for when Children, Adolescents, Adult schedules.
What is the immunization registry?
Immunization registries are confidential, computerized information systems that provide a single source of immunization records for children. Information is entered at birth through a linkage with electronic birth records or at first contact with the health care system.
Learn more about immunization registries.
Also view these helpful online resources:
- Every Child By Two
- Help Me Grow
- Immunization Action Coalition / Needle Tips
- International Travel Recommendations
- National Center for Immunization & Respiratory Diseases
- Ohio's Medicaid Program
See also the Forms & Education tab in this section for more information.The information in this site is not intended as legal advice.
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